Toronto-The Maple Leafs emerged from three goals in the third quarter. Aston Matthews entered overtime with a score of 13:10 in the powerball game and defeated 4-3 on Friday night. Columbus Blue Jackets, tied for the top five qualifying series, with two wins each
Prior to this game, Leafs scored 3 times in 3:34 and tied the score before the end of the game, while Columbus and goalkeeper Elvis Merzlikins had been in control of the game to a large extent until then. On Thursday night, the Blue Jackets dropped from three goals to finally win in overtime.
This time, in a questionable trip call, Nick Foligno was in the free throw box, and Matthews beat from the right circle from the careful calculation of John Tavares Elvis Merzlikins (Elvis Merzlikins), pushed the series to the decisive fifth game.
William Nylander, Tavares and Zach Hyman scored in the third period, establishing Matthews̵
Neiland said of the comeback: “Probably some of the craziest events I have ever seen.”
Cam Atkinson (Cam Atkinson), Vladislav Gavrikov (Vladislav Gavrikov) and Boone Jenner (Boone Jenner) scored goals for Columbus, and Melks Likins He was the first player to enter the playoffs, and he got 49 saves.
Merzlikins and Blue Jackets seem to have been cruising until Toronto launches within the prescribed last 4 minutes.
Then, Nylander glued the bat to the puck, leaving only 3:57 to pass through Mezlickins’ leg. Tavares connected from the slot 51 seconds later and Hyman shot one of them from the left circle, tying it with 23 seconds left after Toronto pulled the goalkeeper to an additional skater.
Toronto coach Sheldon Keefe said: “We got cardiopulmonary resuscitation there and we found a way forward.” “It’s started.”
Atkinson first listed Blue Jackets as a board member. Pierre-Luc Dubois won the game, entered the Toronto area, and passed to Atkinson to catch the ball, giving Columbus a 3:58 lead in the game. Later in the first stage, Mezlikins swooped from a straight line of loose pucks in heavy traffic to prevent Toronto from tying it up.
Gavrikov shot at Anderson, giving Columbus a 2-0 lead with 4:40 in the second quarter. This was his first goal in the playoffs. After an error in Toronto in the Columbus area, Jenner entered third place with a score of 5:42, and the “Blue Jacket” seemed to have mastered the game.
“I won’t dissect this book,” Atkinson said. “They obviously want it more than us. We are ready to leave on Sunday.”
Marner got three assists for Leafs and Matthews added a pair.
Matthews said that the Leaves have never been late 3-0 to lose their cool.
Matthews said: “I think once we can get one soon, we just want to keep pushing and keep it urgent. We have two. Obviously there is still time. We still have one game.” “So we It just called everyone together and excited everyone and gave us a little extra impetus.”